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Snakehead

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Audiobook Downloadable / ISBN-13: 9781787471245

Price: £22.99

ON SALE: 16th November 2017

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE LEWIS TRILOGY AND THE ENZO THRILLERS
‘FAST, EXCITING’ IRISH TIMES
‘AN EXCELLENT SERIES’ KIRKUS
PETER MAY: OVER 3 MILLION COPIES SOLD

Human trafficking and inhuman terrorism – the fourth instalment in Peter May’s critically acclaimed series.

SUFFOCATED

A vehicle crammed with dozens of dead Chinese immigrants is found in southern Texas. Pathologist Margaret Campbell must put aside her horror, and find out why.

SUMMONED

Detective Li Yan – an even more unwelcome memory for Campbell – has arrived stateside to investigate a link in the case to a lucrative trade in illegal labourers.

SNAKEHEAD

Li and Campbell will soon find that the crime scene hides another secret: a biological time bomb linking traffickers, politicians and migrants in Beijing, Washington and Texas – posing multiple countries one, very singular, threat.

LOVED SNAKEHEAD? Read the fifth book in the series, THE RUNNER
LOVE PETER MAY? Buy his new thriller, A SILENT DEATH


(P)2017 Quercus Editions Limited

Reviews

A wonderfully complex book
Peter James, on Entry Island
He is a terrific writer doing something different
Mark Billingham
From the first page I knew I was in safe hands. I knew I could trust this writer
Sophie Hannah
Wonderfully compelling
Kate Mosse
A true pleasure to read
Guardian
Peter May is a writer I'd follow to the ends of the earth
New York Times
One of the best regarded crime series of recent years
Boyd Tonkin on the Lewis Trilogy, Independent
Lyrical, empathetic and moving
Alex Gray
May's novels are strong on place and the wounds left by old relationships
Sunday Times
Will have the reader relishing every tendency of description and characterization
Barry Forshaw, Independent
Dark, exciting and atmospheric
Scotland on Sunday
Powerful and authentic
Glasgow Sunday Herald
A gripping page-turner that combines edge-of-the-seat suspense with a fascinating picture of modern China
Irish Independent
The plot is chilling and ingenious
Scotland on Sunday
Peter May opens a window on a vision of the modern Chinese political climate ... a tremendous collision of cultures
The Herald
Fast, exciting ... an entertaining read that will also give food for thought
Irish Times
The plot twists and turns like the tail of a Chinese dragon. A cracking good read ... Highly recommended
Scots Magazine
The characters here are vivid and contrasting, and they grow and develop in a way usually only found in literary novels, and the plotting and evocation of atmosphere as professional as they come. An excellent series
Kirkus Reviews
A tense and atmospheric thriller with a heart-stopping ending
Tangled Web